5 Local Makers Stealing The Show At Handmade Happy Hour

By Katlyn Moncada
In Culture

ALIVE’s Handmade Happy Hour: Sweetheart Edition is the perfect opportunity to shop gifts for that special someone while also supporting local artisans and small businesses. Stop by the Contemporary Art Musuem St. Louis on Friday, Jan. 31 to browse the selections of handmade, locally and ethically imported goods from 25 unique vendors.

While we’re sure you’ll find everything your heart desires from our full list of vendors, here are five you should know right now.

Creature Type

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Creature Type

Production designer, freelancer and blogger Michelle Volansky creates unique accessories and illustrations—all by hand. She also sells her items on Etsy and is the talent behind the Handmade Happy Hour: Sweetheart Edition illustration poster.

Scarlett Garnet Jewelry

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Scarlett Garnet Jewelry

Missouri natives Katie Miller and Garnet Griebel collaborate to design one-of-a-kind jewelery for every style and occasion. While they ship everywhere online, Scarlett Garnet hails from its Cherokee Street storefront.

Fable & Lore

fable & lore

Fable & Lore

From wood burned quote signs to jewelry, Fable & Lore is dedicated to their vintage and bohemian-style looks. All of their handmade items can be found on Etsy, but are sure to have some new treats in store.

The Patterned Owl

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The Patterned Owl

Write a love letter to your sweetheart this year with The Patterned Owl’s hand-drawn cards and prints. From sloths to raccoons, these designs make the card the highlight of gift giving.

legacy chutney

Legacy Chutney

Spread the love with delicious, homemade chutnies made locally with the freshest ingredients by Legacy Chutney (they’re also 100 percent vegan!). Try specialty flavors such as Sweet Fruit, Mango Mania or Date Nite Chutney to make the perfect pairing with any meal.

Don’t forget to stop by the rest of the vendors showing at ALIVE’s Handmade Happy Hour: Sweetheart Edition.

Buddha Body & Bath
Praxis Design
Jessica Barbara Studio
Beqi Clothing
Scarlett and Maria
Juxtapose Vintage
Lily Dawson Designs
Envisage Vintage Jewelry
Flora Lorraine
The London Tea Room
Villa Design
Cristin Rae Knitwear & Accessories
The Hive
Industrial Nature
Mobili-tees
Native Pops
Elise Landy

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